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What I Learned in 2017

What I Learned in 2017

It’s true what they say, life really does speed up with each passing year. I could have sworn that I just pressed Publish on What I Learned in 2016, and here I am sitting down to reflect on yet another year. It’s funny to think about what has changed in the last twelve months, and what… Continue Reading

Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Yesterday I bombarded you with pictures filled you in on the happenings and highlights of my November. Today, we’re taking a look at what went on behind the scenes: the lessons I learned while making fun memories and living through the month’s big experiences. Some of what I learned has been big, some of it… Continue Reading

Thirteen Things I Learned in September  {2017}

Thirteen Things I Learned in September {2017}

September was jam-packed (as I’m sure you noticed from Friday’s monthly recap post). All the activity provided fertile ground for some deep learning, and I was uncharacteristically intentional about taking time to acknowledge the lessons while ithey were occuring instead of waiting until afterwards to do my processing. Here’s a glimpse at a few things… Continue Reading

Fifteen Things I Learned in August {2017}

Fifteen Things I Learned in August {2017}

August was a good month for me. It was also a tremendously challenging month. These past four weeks have been a time of emotional and spiritual refinement: I’ve peeled away layers of protective covering and begun the painful process of growing a new, healthier skin. I’ve stared down many of my fears, bending beneath the pressure… Continue Reading

Fifteen Things I Learned in May {2017}

Fifteen Things I Learned in May {2017}

I recently listened to a podcast interview with Dan Lerner, a psychologist and strengths-based performance coach who teaches a popular course at NYU called Science of Happiness. In the interview, Lerner mentioned that knowing and utilizing our strengths is a key component to happiness. Lerner recommended a specific test  for identifying your strengths, and I (always eager… Continue Reading